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SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 6:30am PST
leadership to all of our elected officials to marry lee and, of course, to marry willingly i didn't brown. let me just thank you ail for helping you tell to getting get to this day. i want to thank the contractors and architects and manufactur manufacturesers. thank you for your long hours and hard work in the face of big challenges and those have been some major challenges that are paying off today. so give everyone who had a hand in this a big thank you. we must always honor the memory of folks who lost their lives in the earthquake. the contribution of this bridge first it's a beautiful structure f that adds another iconic structure to our incredible bay area landscape. it's truly a gateway to the east bay community. second this bridge it insures our safety. we all remember the distribution brought by the earthquake. we know the daggers of a future quake that's why it's so for this is built to withstand a big quake. we will right lane on this bridge to maintain the resources in the case of a man made disagrees. third this has big impacts on our economy. it will prove the transportation
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
mandela had been elected president the night before, and i had the honor of being the first western journalist that day to shake his hand and sit down and talk with him. mandela showed no bitterness or anger. he was famous for that. no thought of revenge when i asked him about his predecessor f.w. de klerk, he spoke only of reconciliation and working together. >> our relations with mr. de klerk are fairly good. and he is one of those republicans i hold in high regard. we have had some differences. we have quarreled. we have said cruel things against each other. but at the end of the day, we are able to shake hands and think of the interest of south africa. and he has had that experience which i have not had. and if my organization comes out with majority in the elections, i will have to depend very much on his support, his experience. >> what happens when nelson mandela has to use force against elements of south africa's black community? are you willing and able to take on the political pressures that will take place? >> i don't expect a government -- as well as governments would re
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
. but non-white people need add internal passport. papers please. at the end of world war ii, the election in south africa in 1948 unexpectedly brought to power a nationalist government on a platform they called apartness. in their language, it was pronounced apartheid. they started codifying immediately all the various ways that they could separate the population by race and treat people according to the ways that they thought the various races should be treated. in 1949, the prohibition of mixed marriages act which banned people of different races from getting married to each other, whether or not you got married, the immorality act of 1950 made sexual relations between different races a criminal act. also in 1950 the population registration act which made everyone in the country register by race and receive a racial classification, black, white, indian or colored. those were the four categorieca. and there were a million sub categories beneath those. not beneath white of course, white was just white. but for everybody else it could be a little more complicated. also in 1950, the group a
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am PST
, please. passbook laws were not new. but at the end of world war two, the election brought to power that had run on a platform that they kaule apartness. the word apartness was pronounced apartheid. so when the so-called national party came to power, they started codifying all the various ways that they could separate the population by race. in 1949, the prohibition of mixed marriages act which banned people of different races from getting married to each other. whether or not you got married, the immorality act made sexual relations between different races a criminal act. the population registration act received an official classification. black, white, indian or colored. and then there were a million sub categories beneath those. white was just white, but, for everybody else, it could be a little complicated. >>> in 1950, the group areas act which geographically partitioned with the country arong racial lines. that one formed the basis for the state relocating people. in 1953, the jeer before the u.s. supreme court declared that separate educational facilities are unequal, south a
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
and the new bridge. we're in oakland and it's fitting and a proper the first elected official is the chief of oakland. jean acquainting is one of my bosses so i'm sure her remarks will be excellent (clapping) >> and so welcome to oakland. (clapping). >> you know when i became mayor, i said oakland is a city of dreams. it's been the city of dreams since the trans conditional railroad ended and thousand of cabinets would arrive every week. it's become the city of dreams base it's the place that immigrants can afford to live and one-hundred plus languages are spoken here. in many ways this bridge was a dream of some people. and like most things in oakland it has not been easy. we have very difficult political and economic and other hurdles h that when we ail come tooth are not the results beautiful. isn't it really beautiful? so he texted the other mayor of oakland governor brown today and said we're sorry you're not here. for many of you who follow the fights he said he had an elegant view for this bridge. i know he had help from his brother they got it done and we have a bridge we can walk
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
leaves behind. >> reporter: the so-called supercop is back in new york. the mayor elect named william braton the job he had under giuliani. >> this is a beacon of light for the rest of world. >> reporter: his record of cleaning up crime was what attracted the oakland officials, paying him $250,000 to tell them how to tackle crime here. a year-long contract job that ended a month ago. >> i think what bill did was that he came in and he watched how we were implementing different things, from time to time, our crime analysis. even though you can do the form of it, do you do the heart of it, try to predict where the crime will happen? having someone who is the nation's expert on him was really important, i think. >> reporter: a major strategy he pushed was breaking down the city into five districts, with police commanders tasked with building relationships and being responsible for the crimes in their communities. the mayor believes the strategy has worked to reduce the violence. >> reporter: in fact the mayor credits his ideas as well as other changes in the police department for the 25%
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz in new york. parliament calls for new elections. protestors say that's not enough. in ukraine, a symbolic gesture. as protestors topple a statute of a hero. >>> and early venezuelan elections, as that country struggles.
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
the world's largest area line, nasdaq is up 3 and s&p 500 3. >>> reperiod managers were elected to the fall of fame. he won once with the oakland a's and then in 1 198 of 6 with st. louis -- 1986 with st. louis. >>> he just learned he and his group was nominated in the category, the 56th annual presentation. continuing coverage on a cold in that which we are tracking record usage. thank you for choosing ktvu channel 2 news, you can follow us on twitter and facebook, have a great day. alex paen: right now, we need your help to locate the many children and adults who are...
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
and was elected president in the first free election. a triumph was the 2010 world cup played in south africa. the 91-year-old mandela, fought for years to host the cup appeared on the pitch. in his later years he was in and out of the hospital and nufd his home village to be closer to family. his influence never waned, hosting visitors including first lady michelle obama. nelson mandela became a living symbol of freedom. the strength of the human spirit. and moments ago president obama spoke about mandela. >> he drew for words spoken at president abraham lincoln's death bed >> he achieved more that be can be expected of any man, today, he's gone home, we've lost one of the most influential he and pro foundly good human beings any of us will share time with on earth. >> he no longer belongs to us. but to the ages. >> president obama plans to travel to south africa to attend the memorial service. the bay area is mourning the loss of bay area have given me and my delegation hope to continue farther >> thousands cheered when he spoke in 1990. mandela visited shortly after being released from pri
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
's always a string attached. the implications down the road, we'll look at the midterm elections next year and, of course, 2016. >> yeah, there could be big ones. the 2014 midterm elections could be costly for the democrats here, especially in state legislative races where you may remember they'll try to hold on to the very precious 2/3 majority which is neutralized republicans. also, with less enthusiasm among key constituencies, there will be a few congressional seats in play in northern california as well, like jerry mcnerney and john garamendi come to mind. critical seats for those folks. then there's the 2016 presidential election. the big one. with these numbers, republicans may want to invest here which at minimum will force democrats to defend their turf and spend money that they might have spent elsewhere here instead. so, yeah, you say 2014, it's a year away, but you know what, with data like this, huh-uh, for republicans, it can't come fast enough. >> yeah, it sets table for a lot of things. thank you, larry. >>> still to come, finally a ray of light for obama care. the presiden
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 1:30am EST
the prime minister dissolves parliament and calls for new elections. protesters topple a statue of former leader lennon in ukraine. they are calling on the government to break ties with russia and norm new ones with the e.u. >> and a day
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 4:30am PST
until the transit union completes its leadership election which begins tomorrow. according to the "contra costa times", the young president is facing a charge from opponent whose consider her too moderate. >> a serious contender to the race to unseat oakland mayor, district four council woman schaaf filed papers to rain money for the campaign. she was born and raised in oakland and worked positive jerry brown when he was mayor and former council member. a president found is more popular than the mayor in the direct and two-thirds of the people across the city view the mayor unfairly. >> the tables have turned on the commission that voted to revoke city college of san francisco's accreditation. the "san francisco examiner" reports that the department of education has ordered the acreditting contribution to make changes to keep their standing. the department says that the commission didn't meet federal requirements in the review of city college and has the appearance of a conflict of interest. city college supporters hoped the commission would be invalidated altogether. >> yo
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
into the shooting of santa rosa teenager andy lopez she's holding an election this evening but not going as planned. abc7 news reporter wayne freedman is live outside of the memorial auditorium. wayne? >> good morning. the district attorney has a few uninvited guests behind me. these are the protestors. she's asking for campaign funds. they're on the fund asking for an document. it seems there is almost always someone at the andy lopez memorial. this afternoon it was frank size getting on the rally. >> so let her know if she does not do necessary things, that there is no hope from questions how and why seven bullets were pumped into and through a 13-year-old mistaking a replica gun. >> that police officer, the sheriff was shooting at a body in the ground. >> the board of supervisors moved towards putting lapel cameras on sheriff deputies. >> i think this board committed to spending $250,000 for cameras, deputies. $350,000 to form a task force. another $75,000 for town hall meetings. i don't think over half a million dollars is lip service. >> the board looking at purchasing the lot where lopez diee
ABC
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
this man? the bail writer's association announced that retired manager has been unanimously elected to the half fame in cooperstown. he got the a's to a world title in 1989 and will be inducted if july. he is the founder of the animal rescue foundation in walnut creek. ourebis will still play, getting ready for spring try outs. now it is tough to play here. >> it is hard to be a parent watching from the stands. >> the hands thing when you make contact. >> this is how it looks in millbrae, cold enough to freeze some waters on sidewalks and a little on the streets so an area we had to contend with is black ice and highway 24 we had an issue with the high speeds you tend to drive on highway 24 so it is good that everything is thawed and some of it could refreeze. billings, montana, is another push of arctic air coming from edmonton pushing into the deep south where it is raining in atlanta to washington. we have snow to the not but the bum, the storm is over although we have the after effects the form of flight delays. here is how it looks at homes radar and satellite and the air is dr
CBS
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
you see what these guys ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, elected state officials are getting a raise tomorrow. an independent panel approv the 5-point-3 percent bump did over the weekend. >>> lawmakers and officials are getting a raise tomorrow. a panel approved a 5.3 bump over the summer. it is part of the pay cuts made during the recession, they will earn it, about a dozen are going to turn it down. no bay area lawmakersor that list. >>> next time a mountain lion wonders into your neighborhood, wildlife officers will have to be nicer to it. fish and game officers to use nonlethal methods to deal with the animals as long as the lions pose no immediate threat to people. >>> so now, it was safer to kill the lion than to worry if i did not stop that lion maybe some day he might of hurt somebody. >> a year ago they shot and killed twoor fan cougar cubs that took ref repblg under a -- refuge under a backyard deck. that was what you did then. now it is changed. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, are getting clearer. soundse good news....and it mostly . 150 years after the gold ru most of t
FOX
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
. the mayoral election will be held next november. >>> the teenager set on fire last month is expected to return to school this week. 18-year-old sasha fleishman had a doctor's appointment this morning but could return to class as early as this afternoon. during an interview last week, the teen stressed the importance of returning soon. sasha spent 24 day in the burn unit after another teen set her skirt on fire. the 16-year-old boy has admitted to setting sasha on fire and has been charge with a hate crime. >>> tolerance and bullying will be the focus of a meeting in richmond tonight after this video surfaced showing a group of teens fighting at hercules high school. the fight involved three girls and transgender student. the transgender student reported being bullied before the flight. the west con yatrack costa school district will discuss concerns about violence and bullying. the public meeting will be held in richmond tonight at 6:30 p.m. >>> a suspicious device at a residential hotel in san francisco this morning prompted evacuations and a street closure in the miss district. the bomb sq
FOX
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
brown has not announced whether he will seek re- election, he was preferred in the poll over three republican candidates. >>> fast-food workers in the bay area are getting ready to protest low wages. [chanting] >> about 100 mcdonald's workers in new york city staged a noisy protest this morning. the workers are asking for $15 an hour. and the right to form a union without retaliation. right now, many fast food workers earn minimum wage which varies from state to state from about $5 to $9 and hour depending upon the state. >>> well, temperatures finally beginning to recover a little bit after the very cold start this morning. we have another round of very cold temperatures once again. freeze warnings to talk about first thing tomorrow morning. you can see our live camera looking out over toward the bay bridge. we're in the clear with the high clouds out to the to the north and west. the satellite shows ez clear skies. no storms just yet but we have the cold air mass pushing into the region moving in from the north. with that we're gonna hold onto the cold weather pattern into your f
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 7:30am PST
we focused on more what the situation calls for the 24 hour news cycles whatever the election require me to do in order though get ahead to focus on sustainability but investing in the future. so i want to thank all of you for being part of that regeneration. i want to thank all of you for your commitment to the great cause of this state so we can move past the stale debate about solvency as incredibly important as it is but focusing on greatness. that's cancels fate and that will be our future so this the significant part of it. let me close by picking up on what brian said. i saw this great documentsy about the building of santa maria are a in italy. it was built in the 15 century about 50 years before columbus set sail. it was a testament not have their proud past there was nothing - it was something new to behold. the architect at that time was renowned brunn less phillip to. he was asked over and over again about his greatness and genus by he said what malcolm was saying he said it was not my genus but the genius of underscore incidence railroad the most important people are ail
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
the population and ensure stability that would then lead to election. >> our correspondent is in central african report and we have this report on the violence that has taken over bangui. >> reporter: gunfire echos through the city. [ sirens ] >> reporter: some say this was an attempted coup d'État. security forces called celica. the streets of this once bustling city are almost deserted. those who venture out risk ending up like this. it's not clear how many people have died in this mortuary we counted 25 bodies. this woman lost her son. she didn't want to give us her name. >> i don't know what is happening in central african republic right now. if you go in you see people on the ground like animals who have been slaughtered. with the state of the country, where can i go? >> this is where most of the injured have been brought. most have wounds, women are being treated along side government soldiers. [ sobbing ] >> this woman asked god, why has this happened? there christian and muslim victims in this conflict. muslims and christians used to live in this country peacefully. but hatred and viole
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
into the election. the poll shows brown leads g.o.p. with 52 percent of support from california voters. the next closest candidate is former lt. governor with 11 percent. the governor has not officially announced whether he plans on running for re-election but he is widely expected to run. >> very cold out there this morning. lisa? >> good morning, we have dropped to 19 degrees in napa with san francisco at 42 and freeze warning through tomorrow with san francisco milder but pacifica is in the low 30's and freezing temperatures from hair, mountain view, san carlos and below freezing in san jose and fremont. san ramon, livermore, 25 and 28. today, the coldest morning by far all across the bay area and we will see temperatures stay in the 30's with morning lows tomorrow a few degrees warmer but, city, in the 20's inland and near freezing around the bay and saturday morning we will have a winter mention with higher elevation snow an the bay and the weekend, not were of a warm-up. >> we have a brand new problem northbound 280 at ray street you will find on the shoulder, involving a big rig and a veh
KICU
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
sick for almost a year. mandela was the first african president-elected. news of his death came from current president jacob zuma. >> our nation has lost its greatest son. our people have lost a father. >> reporter: nelson mandela was a statesman and man of the people. he spent 27 years in prison for fighting apartide and was celebrated when he walked free with his then wife. mandela was already a hero by then. an international symbol of the fight against injustice. but mandela never expressed bitterness about his time behind bars. instead he called for reconciliation and forgiveness. four years after his release he was elected president. he also won the noble peace prize along with the man who freed him, f.w.declark. >>> mandela lived thousands of miles away but had a profound connection to a the bay area. mandela is being remembered and honored tonight. christien kafton has the story. >> reporter: it's clear what an influence nelson mandela had here. he influenced people here and in south africa and around the world to make the place they live better. before his relief from prison
KOFY
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
became a nobel peace prize recipient and fruition of political dream was elected president in the country first free election. tonight millions are mourning nelson mandela all around the world. symbol of freedom and strength of human spirit. in south africa and beyond. this is abc news, washington. >> mandela will receive a state funeral. arrangement not yet announced but president obama is expected to fly to south africa to attend. >> well mandela impact on his country can not be overstated nor can the legacy he leaves behind for the rest of the world including here in the bay area. lee ann is in berkeley. >>reporter: june 1990 nelson mandela was released from prison few months earlier. 58,000 people packed the oakland coliseum to see and hear him. mandela delivered a message of thanks and hope. >> it is you that people of oakland, the people of the bay area who have given me and my delegation hope to continue the struggle. >>reporter: state senator hancock was on stage with mandela that day. back then she was the mayor of berkeley and the city council had already voted to sanct
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
elected to the baseball hall of fame along with joe torre and bobby cox. >> awesome. >> it just came in. sal, i know you are aware of that. but you know about our traffic mess on highway 4. >> brilliantly said. i was watching both. i have good news on highway 4. highway 4, the lanes have opened. however, the backup here live from newschopper2 is just ridiculous. it is backed up all the way to antioch and then people say that's normal. this is not normal. this is much busier than it normally is. so you get on the road even all of the lanes are opened, you will be in traffic. you should probably double your commute time. normally it takes you about maybe 40 minutes to get through this. today it will take you more than an hour and i'm just -- i'm trying to be conservative here. hopefully i will be a little bit wrong on the plus side. maybe it won't take you that long. but i'm not that optimistic. i've been doing this a long time. i have to tell you, traffic is very slow. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. this is a 20 to 25-minute delay. no problems getting onto the upper deck
NBC
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
what's happening in this election that we haven't seen since 1971. >>> and he's about to take over "the tonight show," but before he does, jimmy fallon talks exclusively with us about the big transition. good morning nelly! woah. hey! have you ever tried honey nut cheerios? love 'em. neat! now you on the other hand... you need some help. why? look atchya. what is that? you mean my honey wand? [ shouting ] [ splat ] come on. matter of fact. [ rustling ] shirt. shoes. shades. ah! wow! now that voice... my voice? [ auto-tuned ] what's wrong with my voice? yeah man, bee got swag! be happy! be healthy! that's gotta go too. ♪ hey! must be the honey! [ sparkle ] sweet. >>> you are watching "today in the bay." >>> good morning to you looking live from our camera in san jose this morning. chilly temperatures and temperatures close to 30 degrees means black ice on the roadways possible. so if you're headed out, do be careful or maybe stay with us until 8:00. we'd love to have you. >>> the mayoral race in san jose is officially on and plenty of candidates are jockeying for position. campaign mon
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
voters say the movement could hurt republican candidates in next year's congressional elections. 18% say the conservative tea party cause will help the gop. >>> google is taking on the biggest players in cloud computer services with a significant price cut. the mountain view company announcedded to it is cutting the cost of standard services by 10%. and by 60 to 90% of major data storage. amazon fell on the news tonight, their shares. >>> christmas came a little early for hundreds of boys and girls. >> merry christmas. >> santa and his helpers with the san francisco fire department gave toys to 1500 needy children in the annual toy give away. firefighters have been collecting the donated toys for months. organizers say the smiles on the children's faces make it all worthwhile. >> it's wonderful. the firefighters toy program, wonderful day. >> a newly wed couple even joins in on the fun sitting on santa's lap. the program runs right through christmas day. three is still time to help out. you can find a list of the bay area charities on ktvu.com right under hot topics. >>> after the break,
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
, he wanted to hold off on signing it until after elections in april. >> time now 5:17, students can start getting meningitis b vaccines starting today. this comes after 8 cases on campus were reported since march. now in response to that outbreak, they gave prince on it special -- princeton special approval and there was an outbreak here in california and santa barbara and he had to have his feet amputated. >>> let's check in with sal, we can't say enough about the black ice. are you seeing anything about that? >> well, we could have other patches of black ice and we just don't know about them yet. she seems pretty good about it but the bay bridge is light and we were wondering as we get closer to christmas, what traffic patterns will hold . heavy and we start to tail off as we get closer to the 25th. moving a long, traffic here looks good heading out to the peninsular. the only thing i see there is a little bit more than usual speeds and for the most part it looks good and for the east bay traffic on 580 it looks good moving on to caster valley. at 519, let's move on to steve. >>>
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
. that action may have to wait until the transit union completes their leader election which begins tomorrow. >> the tails have turned on the commission that voted to revoke the accreditation of city college. the department of education has ordered the commission for community colleges to make changes to keep their standing. the department says that the commission did not meet federal requirements in their review of city college and have the appearance of a conflict of interest. city check supporters hoped the commission would be invalidated altogether. aa serious contender to unseat oakland mayor with a district has filed papers to run for mayor. she, worked for jerry brown. is far more popular than the mayor in the district. two-thirds of the people across the city view the mayor unfairbly. schaaf will unveil the crime fighting plan next year. >> we will turn it over to leyla gulen for the weather. >> you will need extra layers today as we look at the cameras. it is clear. but you can see the camera is bowsing up-and-down because we have gusty winds. here is a look at the winds as we look
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
will have to wait until the union completes the leadership election tomorrow. >> the west contra costa county school board is working on new bullying policies after an emergency meeting with parents last night. a tran gender student spoke up about being bullied at high school after her fight was caught on video. the board agree that existing policies are not enforced across the district so they are giving themselves 40 to 45 days to develop if you policies. >> it came to a point where i wanted to physically hurt myself. >> i take responsibility for that. i am sorry. >> the school district called the emergency board meeting after parents come-- >> and now a city councilwoman schaaf has raised paperwork for run for mayor. she worked for jerry brown and a former city council man and is more popular than the mayor in the district. >> the tables have turned on the commission that voted to revoke the accreditation of city college, with the department of education now ordering the commission for community and junior colleges to make changes to keep their standing. the department says that the
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
and felt nervous celebrating the first mass after being elected pontiff. >> who won't? >> you don't want to mess with the pope because he'll throw you out of there. >> anonymous people are leaving giant tips. >> two have been left in san francisco restaurants we have a receipt to show you last month, you can see a $1500 tip on there signed simply tips for jesus. the bartender, bus boy and hostess were tipped out the bulk went to the waiter. >> he was thrilled because that doesn't happen often. a 300% tip is unique. >> two months ago a server at tacolicious received a $1,000 tip the bill was only $152. owner says nobody can remember who left tip but since they share their tips among the staff, everybody was pretty happy. >> yes. a thousand dollars at a taco place? huge. >> spencer christian is on assignment but sandhya patel is tracking it for us. >> yes. i'm tracking the winter-like chill. clear skies but it's going to start to feel like winter. expecting freezing cold conditions going under a freeze warning at 2:00 a.m 20s expected overnight you know the drill protect your pets, pipes
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
christie. 19 percent see him unfairbly. christie woman re-election as until's governor last month and he has hinted he could run for president in 2016. who doesn't want to get out of bed? >> absolutely. now, the north bay, cartinez straights, keep the petness if you can, the plants covered, if not, bring them inside until 9:00 this morning. we still have some threatening weather with temperatures in the 20's. all of us tonight but for san francisco, notice this starts at 9:00 tonight, it will cool when the sun drops through 9:00 tomorrow morning and freezing temperatures to the coast. the pets and the plants and pipes are at risk but, also, you could be. check out these peoples: our afternoon highs are flirting with the upper 40's to low 50's from seven to 11 degrees cooler unanimous normal. there will be another cold night in store and chilled sunshine tomorrow and winter mix on friday and saturday. sue? >> notwithstandings. we have ice reported in san mateo area northbound 280 a high overcrossing bridge by the minute stone house use travel through the san mateo and crystal springs area
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
and then lost the presidential election to him. he paid his tribute at the end saying tata, we will miss you, using the african term for father, recognizing that nelson mandela is the father of his country. there is expected to be a funeral in a week. he'll lie in state. diane? >> terry moran reporting in from london tonight. "good morning america" co-anchor, robin roberts joins once again. we were talking about his smile, his vitality. he loved food. he loved dance. he loved music. he loved american movies. >> he loved it all. primarily he loved his children. it was so hard for him to be away and both of his wives that i talked to expressed that and how difficult and that's why he wanted so much family time when he was released from prison after all those years. on one of my recent visits, it was one when they received the bid for the world cup. unfortunately, nelson mandela was not able to go as they thought, so i sat down with graca machel, again married on his 80th birthday, many would say the truth love of his life and i asked her the lasting impact, the powerful impact of her husband.
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am PST
center, a former biographer and a former officer who oversaw their first democratic elections in 1994. don't miss "this week" coming up with george stephanopoulos right here at 8:00 on abc7. former presidents will attend tuesday's massive memorial service in south africa. this as family and friends pay tribute to south africa's national hero. here's byron pits. >> it represents the rain dough of this country. he was the last. >> reporter: nelson mandela would be laid to rest in grand style. tuesday a mel oracle service like the world has never seen. some 95,000 people packed inside the fnb stadium. wednesday through friday the former president will lie in state in the legislative capital. next sunday he will be lid it rest in the small village of his boyhood near the cape. those closest to mandelacy they will miss the closest things. the closest friend and lawyer remembers his friend's consideration even at the hospital these last months. he sid george make sure you take the jacket with you, don't leave it behind. for a man who was critical, to be concerned about my jacket, says somet
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
. she did however say i have not yet announced my re-election plans and i'm focused on my priorities as mayor. >> oakland is looking for competent strong leadership. i'm very excited about campaigning. >> reporter: it going to be an interesting year. the question is, of course, how many other people will jump in this race? oakland is still a prize the city new states and somebody else could join us. >> oakland uses rank choice voting. how do you think that's going to come into play? >> reporter: that's the big question. san francisco uses it, too. it gives voters a choice of three candidates out of the gate and then you stack up. those votes tran fer to the other two: quan got in by saying anybody but perata but in this race the rumblings are will be but kiwanis race. >>> also tonight stay lawmakers are defending a decision to accept pay raises starting today they are getting a pay raise of more than 5%. that pushes their base pay up to $95,000. it's their first pay raise in more than 6 years after several years of cutbacks. but not all lawmakers are getting pay raises. a dozen refu
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
'll hear from mandela himself in an interview from 1993 before he was elected president. >>> and now, to the massive storm slamming the central u.s. millions of americans from the southern plains and the midwest are coping with with frigid temperatures. drivers in southern illinois face treacherous travel. they're calling today ice friday in texas. manuel, good morning. >> good morning. it was nearly 80 degrees here earlier this week. now, it's frigid. hundreds of flights have been canceled. that is impacting travel to dallas from airports in los angeles and san francisco. crews here are trying to keep major overpasses like these from freezing over, but you can see right here what they are dealing with. ice has formed on most everything here. >> the nasty mix of freezing rain and sleet began falling across parts of texas thursday, leaving cars and streets coated with slick ice. >> it's not too bad, but it's starting to set in now and the worst stuff is starting to come in. >> forecasters expect up to a half inch of freezing rain in the dallas ft. worth area alone with the wintry syst
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 7:30am PST
elected. it could hurt her reelection efforts. you are right. more will be coming into the race and one talking about it is jean's old friend and advisor, dan seeger. he is talking about entering and coming into the race. it could get very interesting and very crowded. >> we'll continue to follow that for you. >>> we have a national day of prayer and reflection kicking off this week of events in south africa to remember nelson mandela. people are gathering inside in churches and such already blocking houses of worship as they're expecting one of the biggest funerals on monday. >> two services dedicated this morning to the late nelson mandela including special songs. there will be special sermons. the services are at 9:00 and 11:00. >> i got the chance to sit down with reverend cecil williams from live memorial church friday. williams made mandela personally on three occasions including at the white house. he was first to greet mandela when he got off the plane for the visit to the bay area in 1990. >> he stepped out, you could tell he was above the visions. he was above anything that oc
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
. >> congresswoman waters, you were one of the leaders, a state elected physician and first pushed for divestment of the pension funds there. how difficult was that fight when you first led it to try to get america on the right side of history? >> well, divestment in the state of california was not an easy chore. i was a member of the california state assembly. i certainly introduced legislation but it took me years of working on the whole education of what was going on inside south africa for my colleagues. i had to do clippings every day. my staff clipped from wherever we could find information to teach them about who nelson mandela was who winnie mandela was, what was apartheid, what is anc, that is african national congress. it took years leading up to dive divestment. because i was fortunate enough to serve on the board of trans africa we were part of the strategy that not only did rallying and arrested at the embassy and took over the south african consulate in los angeles but economic sanctions were extremely important to put pressure on the south african government to help bring down the
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
the right to work. then he led the election. he didn't just leave, circumstances change. the freedom of that change with global opinion. >> i was in college when he was freed, rick, and you have this sense, especially looking back historically, that he's released and all is well. and that was the opposite of actually what was the case. when chris hani was an anc leader, was murdered, that was a seminole moment. you talked about when then mandela goes to f.w. de klerk and says, you have to stop this or virtually everything will go off the rails. >> and he went on television in south africa that night rather than de klerk ask showed that he was the father of the nation. as you know, i was with him when his father was murdered. we were in kuno, had just taken an early morning walk, the phone rang and he picked it up and got the news. he was on the phone for about 15 minutes, his expression never changed. he put down the phone and turned to me with a little ex aspiration and said, man, where is our porridge? he was so calm in a crisis and then he rose to that. he said that was when south
FOX
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
tonight. a look ahead to who may be running in the next presidential election. california voters were asked about possible republican presidential candidates, and they appear to have a clear favorite, new jersey governor chris christie. he is on top with 47% voters who responded to the poll saying they have a favorable view of him. that compares to 29% favorable for bush, the former governor from florida and 24% for texas senator ted cruz. >>> a federal judge has cleared the way for cash-strapped detroit to become the largest city in the united states to qualify for bankruptcy. detroit is more than $18 billion in debt. under today's ruling, detroit would be allowed to search for a way to pay off some of its debt and to restore essential city services. it's also expected to target public pensions during the reorganization which means labor unions will likely appeal today's decision. >>> cold here in the bay area often means snow in the sierra. >> it has been padre year, but the ski resorts say it is about normal. >>> then, river otters in san francisco bay? the new pictures that are gi
FOX
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
job he held in the 1990s. the announcement was made by the mayor elect who said bill bratton reflects his goal of protecting new yorkers. >> i promise to you that as the next police commissioner of the city of new york the goals will be simple, to maintain the low crime rates we have come to expect and have a right taexpecting to to -- to expect. >>> we have been talking about the extreme cold. bill, you would think everybody would be prepared but still people caught off guard. >> we don't see it that kind of cold where temperatures got into the freezing level in big cities. that doesn't happen much. we had numerous records. san francisco tied a record, 40 degrees was the over night low. that is a big deal. records in san francisco go way back. san jose today, 29. oakland airport broke a record, mountain view, and santa cruz as well. so very cold and it will be cold again tonight and you know that because all you got to do is look at the current numbers. they are running cooler than last night at this time. a degree or two cooler. sets you off. colder tonight than last -- well, about
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
18 to 29-year-olds, who did you vote for in the 2012 election. 55% of them said president obama. they asked them, would you vote for president obama again? and only 46% said that they would. and let's take a look at this other one i thought was interesting as well, because this asked them, what do you care about? what concerns young americans the most? 45% said the economy. only 18% said health care. and economic inequality, which the president's spending a lot of time talking about these days, kennedy, only 1% care to hear about that at all. >> yeah, that's the 1% that's very inconvenient for the president. normally, when he talks about the 99%, he thinks he's speaking to the masses, but this once rabid fan base has obviously grown completely cold on that issue. and i don't know why the president continues to harp on it when it's obama care that is pulling him down like an anchor. >> so, kennedy, you are an anchor, and you're going to have a couple of people anchoring there with you. tell us about your new show! >> oh, i'm so glad you asked that. it's premiering monday night on
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am PST
fully democratic elections in 1994. don't miss "this week" coming up with george stephanopoulos right here at 8:00 on abc7. former presidents will attend tuesday's massive memorial service in south africa. this, as family and friends pay tribute to south africa's national hero. here's byron pits. >> it represents the rainbow of this country. he was the last -- >> reporter: nelson mandela will be laid to rest in grand style. tuesday a memorial service like the world has never seen. some 95,000 people packed inside the fnb stadium. wednesday through friday the former president will lie in state in the legislative capital. next sunday mandela will be laid to rest in the small village of his boyhood near the cape. those closest to mandela say they will miss the simple things. his closest friend and lawyer remembers his friend's consideration even at the hospital these last months. he said, george, make sure you take the jacket with you, don't leave it behind. for a man who was critical, to be concerned about my jacket says something about this man. in the last several months a number of f
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
as he heads into a possible re-election campaign. yesterday numbers show a field poll finds nearly 6 in 10 registered voters approve of his performance. 52% say they would vote for him. his closest challenger lieutenant governor able maldonado is backed by 11%. the governor hasn't said if he will seek another term. >>> 5:08. it's the return of batkid coming back to the city. this time he is helping others. we'll tell you coming up. >> and caltrain is rolling into the holiday spirit. the christmas train is getting ready to make stops this morning for a good cause. >> freezing temperatures outside again. first it was the cold, now we have some rain maybe snow coming up. we'll talk about it. >> and if you are heading towards the bay bridge this is what it looks like this morning. they just cleared the roadwork from the incline towards treasure island. full look at your drive times will help you get to work on time. your friday morning commute coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,, last year was the biggest flu outbreak in over a decade. before the first sneeze... help protect with a spray. before t
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
rating as he heads into a possible re-election campaign. yesterday numbers show a field poll finds nearly 6 in 10 registered voters approve of his performance. 52% say they would vote for him. his closest challenger lieutenant governor able maldonado is backed by 11%. the governor hasn't said if he will seek another term. >>> the batkid returns to san francisco. 5-year-old miles scott of siskiyou county won our hearts last month as he saved the city from evil villains. that was his dream as he battled and beat cancer. miles will help a make a wish fundraiser tomorrow at the aquatic park at jefferson and hide streets with a 5-k run at 8:30. >>> live pictures of the caltrain christmas train. it's parked near at&t park at the caltrain station. beautiful. decorated with 60,000 glittering lights. the train will stop at stations between san francisco and santa clara tomorrow and sunday evening. so there will be entertainment but crews will be collecting toys for local children. >> a little feliz navidad. >>> time now 6:10. celebrating the life of nelson mandela. president obama reacts to the de
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
. newerly elections are planned for february 2nd but that is not making protesters very happy. 150,000 people have demonstrated against the prime minister, they want her out of office, at least five people have been killed in recent protests and hundreds more have been injured. >>> a sad update on that pot of pilot whales found stranded in florida. 11 were found dead yesterday, bringing the total dead now to 22. while life experts have been guiding them back to deeper water to save them. the whales were out of sight for awhile bringing hope they may have found their way back to sea. unclear what's happened to the rest of the pack. experts will try to find out if disease was a factor in their deaths. >>> 5:20 now coming up the palo alto man held for weeks in north korea finally home and this morning he's talking about his experience. >>> and coming up, an amazing shot that had even tiger woods filing and it turns out the 49ers can beat a winning team. a huge victory coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,, yes you did. yes you did. no i didn't. no i didn't. yes you did. yes you did. no
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